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By Ronald Fernandez

The melting pot is a fantasy, in accordance with Fernandez, who indicates that the us is and constantly has been a banquet of cultures. As he argues, the way to care for the greater than 20 million new immigrants in view that 1965 is to simply accept, realize, and eagerly discover the diversities one of the American people.

Fernandez seeks to forge a good nationwide consensus in accordance with development blocks. First, the nation's many ethnic teams could be a strong resource of unheard of fiscal, creative, and medical creativity. Secondly, the nation's many ethnic teams provide how to erase the black/white dichotomy which, mask the shared injustices of hundreds of thousands of ecu, Asian, African, local, and Latino american citizens. it is a provocative research of the way we arrived at our present ethnic and racial dilemmas and what might be performed to maneuver past them. students and scholars of yank immigration and social coverage in addition to involved electorate will locate the e-book both rewarding.

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267. 55. , p. 279. 56. , p. 387. 26 Immigrants, Serfs, and Refugees 57. , p. 389. 58. , pp. 389–390. 59. , p. 390. 60. , pp. 810–811. 61. , p. 818. 62. See, for example, Peter Brimelow, Alien Nation: Common Sense About America’s Immigration Disaster (New York: Random House, 1995); for a capsule analysis of the White Identity movement, see Morris Dees, Gathering Storm (New York: Harper, 1997), or Jess Walker, Every Knee Shall Bow (New York: Harper, 1996). 63. See Managing Migration in the Twenty-first Century, edited by Philip Martin, Kai Hailbronner, and Thomas Straubhaar, pp.

The files contain roughly one hundred editorials and stories about reaction to the president’s immigration ideas. 41. Interview with Schlei, p. 38. 42. See, for example, James H. Cone, Martin and Malcolm: A Dream or a Nightmare (New York: Orbis Books, 1996), especially chapter 7. 43. Interview with Schlei, p. 36. 44. Immigration, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Naturalization, Senate, 89th Congress, first session (Washington, DC: GPO, 1965), pp. 255– 256; also, interview with Schlei, p.

8. Rural Migration News 5, no. 1 (January 1999): 13, on the Web edition of this exemplary periodical. 9. For the Irish and Polish figures, see Legal Immigration Reforms, Hearings Before the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Affairs, 100th Congress, first session (Washington, DC: GPO, 1987), pp. S. Commission on Immigration Reform (Washington, DC: GPO, February 21, 1997); pp. 2–3. 10. Immigration, Hearings before the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration and Naturalization, 89th Congress, 1st session March 1965, p.

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